Agriculture and Forestry

CHAPTER 2-23.1
Notification to Farmers

SECTION 2-23.1-6

§ 2-23.1-6. Work sessions.

Any farmer who receives a notification as provided for in § 2-23.1-4 may request in writing, within ten (10) business days after such notification, a work session to review the impact of the matter subject to notification on farming. The request shall be made to the official designated on the notification to receive such requests. Within twenty (20) business days after the receipt of such a request, said official shall notify in writing all farmers on the notification list of the request, providing the location, time and date of a work session on the matter, which shall be not sooner than seven (7) business days after the date of the notice of the said work session. The purpose of the work session shall be to review and consider the effects of the matter subject to notification on farming. The work session shall be open to the public and shall be prior to any final action on the matter subject to notification by the public body in the city or town in which said matter originates, and the findings and conclusions of the work session shall be reported to the public body. For any matter subject to notifications not more than one work session shall be deemed to be required by the provisions of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2005, ch. 314, § 1.)